Hyperledger welcomes Ethereum Foundation, Microsoft, and others to consortium
Hyperledger announced it has accepted eight new members and launched a new project focusing on new infrastructure for decentralized identity, including the Ethereum Foundation and Microsoft.
Gitcoin and ConsenSys Labs partner for Beyond Blockchain hackathon
Gitcoin and ConsenSys Labs will host a three-week virtual hackathon called Beyond Blockchain from June 24–July 10.
Bitfinex begins LEO token buyback, maintains no wrongdoing in $850 million shortfall
Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex announced the launch of a transparency initiative to coincide with the beginning of the burn mechanism of the company’s LEO token.
Will Facebook’s “Libra” cryptocurrency outcompete Bitcoin?
Peter Schiff, the CEO of brokerage firm Euro Pacific Capital, believes Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency will outcompete Bitcoin on stability and fees.
PayPal, Mastercard, Visa, Uber and Stripe investing in Facebook’s new cryptocurrency
PayPal, Mastercard, Visa, Stripe, and Uber will be among over a dozen companies investing approximately $10 million each to back Facebook’s new cryptocurrency.
Bittrex tackles European markets amid regulatory issues and falling market share
Bittrex struggled over the last two years amid problems with regulatory compliance and declining market share.
Block.one CEO expects $50-100 million payday for top influencers on EOS Voice
A screenshot of what appears to be a message from Block.one CEO Brendan Blumer reveals that he expects top social media influencers to be able to generate $50–100 million in revenue from Voice, EOS’s new social media platform.
International Accounting Standards Board believes Bitcoin will be gone within five years
The FASB and IASB, the two main rule-setting bodies for accounting standards worldwide, cited “lack of usage” as the main reason for not clarifying cryptocurrency accounting treatments.
Crypto community reacts to CCN’s closure, Google or editorial policy to blame?
CCN announced that it will be closing down its crypto-news publication.
A $100 million investment fund is “10 years long” on Ethereum
DARMA Capital, a $100 million investment firm heavily invested in Ethereum, is opening to investors who want to go long on cryptocurrency, as first reported by Bloomberg.
MakerDAO finally lowers its stability fee as Dai overshoots peg
MakerDAO token holders voted to decrease the stability fee on the Dai stablecoin by 2 percent to 17.5 percent.
Microsoft announces VeriSol: Ethereum smart contract verification
Microsoft announced the development of an open-source formal Ethereum smart contract verification scheme for the Solidity programming language.